Halloween special: Who’s the goriest of them all?

  • Rachel Lopez, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Oct 31, 2014 13:42 IST

This Halloween, we investigate who’s making the biggest bloody mess on TV these days and who's the goriest of them all...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/26-10-brunch04b.jpgThe Strain

Something in your eye? Maybe it’s worms. Evil vampires are on the loose in NYC. A man keeps a beating heart in a jar, cadavers get sliced open, heads get bashed in...

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Notes: Lots of icky stuff

Also read:Creepiest Halloween destinations around the world http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/26-10-brunch04t.jpgHannibal

A soap opera about a cannibalistic serial killer. Shots of naked women with lungs removed, corpses in car parks (their organs replaced with flowers). And, someone eats their own nose

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Lessons in biology, gastronomy and cruelty all at once http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/26-10-brunch04u.jpgTrue Blood

Humans die tastefully. Vampires explode in splashes of sticky blood and stringy entrails. Stuff sizzles, skin comes apart, flesh melts...

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Graphic but pretty contained

Also read: Men should watch True Blood too!

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/26-10-brunch04w.jpgThe Walking Dead

As the world gets taken over by the undead, kids get shot. Tanks are full of severed undead heads, eyes get stabbed. And everyone’s so shabbily dressed!

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You’ll weep at every death http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/26-10-brunch04n.jpgAmerican Horror Story

Child monsters, live amputations, lampshades made from human skin, biting faces off

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Each season there’s a new story and looks different, so you’re never jaded Phttp://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/popup/2014/10/26-10-brunch04i.jpgenny Dreadful

If you can tear your eyes away from Eva Green, you’ll see a crucifix infested with spiders and sex with an invisible demon. It all looks worse in badly-lit Victorian Dublin. Even the orgies look gross (because Victorians didn’t bathe?)

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Nudity and violence for the sake of it

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